Architecture and its Ethical Dilemmas
Edited by Nicholas Ray
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Architecture and its Ethical Dilemmas by Nicholas Ray
Book DescriptionA cast of leading writers and practitioners tackle the ethical questions that architects are increasingly facing in their work, from practical considerations in construction to the wider social context of buildings, their appearance, use and place in the narrative of the environment. This book gives an account of these ethical questions from the perspectives of historical architectural practice, philosophy, and business, and examines the implications of such dilemmas. Taking the current discussion of ethics in architecture on to a new stage, this volume provides an accumulation of diverse opinions, focusing on architects' actions and products that materially affect the lives of people in all urbanized societies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415348690
(246mm x 174mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Nicholas Ray
Nicholas Ray is Reader Emeritus at the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture. He is Fellow and Director of Studies in Architecture for Jesus College, Cambridge, and Director of Nicholas Ray Associates, architects, a practice mostly engaged in buildings for tertiary education. He is the author of Cambridge Architecture - a Concise Guide, numerous articles in professional journals and a forthcoming study of Alvar Aalto.
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